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Adam Pieczka, Adam Szuszkiewicz, Eligiusz Szełęg, Krzysztof Nejbert, Marek Łodziński, Sławomir Ilnicki, Krzysztof Turniak, Magdalena Banach, Władysław Hołub, Piotr Michałowski, Roman Różniak

(Fe,Mn)-(Ti,Sn)-(Nb,Ta) oxide assemblage in a little fractionated portion of a mixed (NYF + LCT) pegmatite from Piława Górna, the Sowie Mts. block, SW Poland

Journal of Geosciences, volume 58 (2013), issue 2, 91 - 112


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